Facility Rental

The Ross County Fairgrounds near Chillicothe, Ohio have many facilities, including the grandstand, multipurpose buildings, campgrounds and more, all of which are available for rental throughout the year.

Daily Rental Rates

Please note: per Board motion these are the only currently authorized rates to use in any daily grounds rental.  If a special rate is requested then board action will be required on a case by case basis before requested rate is authorized.

Winter Storage for Recreational Vehicles and Boats

The following rates were approved per motion 4-21-06 dated April 10, 2006 except where noted.

Multi-Purpose Building:

  1. Monday thru Thursday - $300.00
    (per motion 2-10-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  2. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $500.00
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  3. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $250.00 for ½ day before the rental date
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  4. Fair Directors rate - $50.00 for one rental per year
    (motion 6-6-96 dated June 3, 1996)

Commercial Building

$500.00 or $600.00 with outside booths

Home & Fine Arts Building


4-H Building


Flower and Fruit Building


JVS Building


Sheep & Goat Barn

(motion S8-4-15 dated August 24, 2015)

Show Arena


Bandstand & Bandstand Area


Shelter House

$50.00 with $50.00 cleaning deposit
(motion 10-6-16 dated October 3, 2016)




The following rates were approved per motion 5-6-06 dated May 1, 2006:

4-H Horse Barn and Arena:

  1. $250 - daytime into evening show
  2. $200 - daytime show
  3. $10.00 - stall rental

Fairgrounds Camping

$25.00 per night
(per motion: 2-5-16 dated February 1, 2016)
The same rate applies for extra night of camping during the fair.


The following rate was approved per motion 12-6-09 dated December 14, 2009:

Beef Barn



The following rates were approved per motion 1-9-13 dated January 7, 2013.

Multipurpose Building Booth Rentals

$410.00 for week of the fair                       

Commercial Building Booth Rentals

$21.00 per foot for the week of the fair    


$4.50 per square foot for the week of the fair


For information on all rentals at the fairgrounds, please contact the Fair Office.

Winter Storage

Winter Storage begins in October and ends on March 15 for recreational vehicles and boats.

Fully enclosed Facilities

Storage rate is $200.00 minimum up to 20’ in length, and an additional $10.00 per foot over 20’. The measurement includes tongue of trailer. Ohio Sales Tax is added to total price.

You may call the Fairgrounds Manager at 740-253-6040 after November 18 to check on availability.

Back to Top
Calendar of Events

2018 Schedule

March 10-11: Miller’s Automotive Swap Meet

March 17-18: Gun Show

April 7: Steer & Heifer Classic

April 6-8: Home & Garden Show

April 13-15: So. Oh Poultry Assn. Trader Days

April 21-22: Family Circus

May 4-6: Boy Scout Campout & Events

May 17-19: Southern Ohio Forest Rally

May 25-27: Smash-It Bash for Cash

June 1: Relay for Life

June 1 -2: NBHA Barrel Racing

July 6-8: Jeep Fest

July 13-15: Chillitown MX

August 4-11: Ross County Fair

August 29-Sept. 3: Easyrider Rodeo

September 28-30: 4-H Halloween Campout

October 6: Cattle Show

October 12-14: So. Oh Poultry Assn. Trader Days

October 19-21: Chillitown MX

November 2-3: Miller’s Automotive Swap Meet

December 10: RCAS Annual Meeting